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Industry Pioneer Sam Frank Passes Away

Sam Frank

  Industry Pioneer Sam Frank Passes Away
  Sam Frank, 93, of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, passed away on April 2, 2020. Sam 
  founded Packaging Services in 1961 and owned the business until it was acquired by
  S. Walter Packaging in December 2017.  At that time, there were branches in Los
  Angeles, New Orleans, and the headquarters in Madison Heights, MI. Over the
  years, they also had sales offices in Chicago, Baltimore, Wichita, Appleton, WI, New
  York, and Cleveland. 

  He was the beloved husband of the late Donna Frank, and the cherished father of
  Melissa Lindman (Robert) and Wendy Frank, and the grandfather of four: Ashley,
  Jordan , Hailey and Ollie.


Sam was the recipient of the RPA’s Lifetime Achievement Award in 2009 and a longtime supporter of the organization. The RPA sends its condolences to Sam’s family and all who worked with him at Packaging Services.  You can read Sam’s obituary here.

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